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Wedemeyer Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German wede ‘wood’, ‘forest’ + meier ‘steward’, ‘tenant farmer’ (see Meyer), hence either an occupational name for a woodland bailiff or a distinguishing name for a tenant farmer living by a wood or forest. South German: variant of Wiedmeyer.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rodemeyer, Wiedmeyer, Neumeyer, Bredemeier, Tiemeyer, Rosemeyer

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Wedemeyer Family Origin

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Wedemeyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocer

    12%
  • Retail Grocer

    8%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wedemeyer family was Farming. The most common Wedemeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Wedemeyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocer and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wedemeyer.

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Wedemeyer Historical Records

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Wedemeyer Life Expectancy

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